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23
Sep

CSC Welcome New Recruits

CSC are delighted to update our clients on three new recruits. Steve Broadbelt has recently joined CSC as our full-time Principal Environmental Health Practitioner. Shaafiek Christian joined the team this month, as our latest associate and we are also delighted to announce that Samantha Walker will be joining the team from this November, as a full-time Environmental Health …

23
Sep

CSC Launch New Website

CSC has recently launched its new website.  The new site has been built to reflect CSC’s values and innovation over recent years. The sites now provides clearer information about our online complyforce services and the industry specific solutions, that we offer to our core markets. The new site will continue to keep you up to …

23
Sep

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEP)

I recently read an article from a wheelchair user,  staying at a London hotel when the fire alarms sounded during the night.  The guest had not been given a PEEP on check in, and had not told anything specific about the evacuation of a permanent wheelchair user. Fortunately the guest was an experienced hotelier, and knew that it was probably …

23
Sep

Update on Campylobacter Survey

Earlier this month the Food Standards Agency (FSA) confirmed its plans for publishing quarterly results  from its survey on shop bought chicken.  From November 2014 the FSA will name retailers when it releases the results. Tackling Campylobacter is on of the FSA’s top prioritise and the 12 month survey on retailers is being conducted between …

3
Jul

New Cloud Based Auditing Module Launched

We are delighted to announce the launch of our latest new development. Our new cloud based auditing module will be a significant new module to our complyforce offering. The new development will bring a number of benefits to our auditing service; key benefits will include: Ability for unit managers to complete audit action plans online. …

2
Jul

Allergens Labelling Guidance

There are big changes to the information that food businesses must give their customers. From 13th December 2014 the EU food information for consumers Regulation (EU FIC) comes into force and as a caterer, it will be your responsibility to give accurate allergen information to customers. Who is this guidance for? This guidance is to …

14
Mar

Norovirus Advice

Over recent weeks the CSC helpline has seen an increase in the number of calls relating to potential Norovirus incidents amongst guests and staff. The main symptoms of the Norovirus illness usually include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and some stomach cramping and last about 1 or 2 days. People can become infected with Norovirus in several …

1
Mar

Tougher Penalties for Breach of Health and Safety Laws

Tougher penalties are being handed out to employers who breach health and safety laws following a change in approach to prosecutions, according to a report released on 16 January. The report, published by the Department for Work and Pensions, shows that the changes introduced under the Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008 have led to …